The Medical Research Council (MRC) has launched a new £5m call for capital investment to support between two and five human tissue banks with linked data resources. Awards will be made to teams of academics working in close partnership with medical research charities.
The aim of this research is to systematically assess what keeps stroke survivors using computerised speech and language therapy at home.
‘Supported self-management’ is the help and support offered to stroke survivors and their families after they have left hospital. This research will look at what does and doesn’t work to help stroke survivors and their families to self-manage.
There is evidence that during the coronavirus pandemic fewer people have been recorded to have transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke. That’s why the Stroke Association is urging people to continue to act fast and call 999 if they experience signs of stroke.
People with stroke due to brain hemorrhage have swelling around the hemorrhage on their brain scan. This programme is about understanding the effect of blood on brain cells, with a focus on finding treatments.
This study will measure if visual scanning training interventions can help stroke survivors with visual field impairment.
Video interview highlights from ten key trials that were presented at the 2nd European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC 2016).
This study involves using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels occurs in the brain.
This project will develop a special therapy area within ‘Second Life’, an existing virtual reality world on the internet. It will be protected so that only other people with aphasia and specially trained support workers can take part.
This project will bring together a multidisciplinary team to better understand apathy after small vessel disease (SVD), and potential treatments.